ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) – A family of four who got into an accident over weekend got a helping hand from an unexpected driver.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said the family was in a blue Ford Explorer when the driver lost control, ran off the road and rolled over in the area of I-4 and State Road 46 in Sanford.

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When deputies arrived they found George Zimmerman and another man helping the family to get out of the overturned vehicle.

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Zimmerman did not see the crash, but said he jumped in to help when he came upon it.

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Charged with second degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman was acquitted earlier this month. His acquittal prompted rallies nationwide calling for a civil rights probe, and the case has sparked debate about race and self-defense laws.